Havana Hotels

There is something ‘infectious’ about Cuba. I was mesmerised on arrival, and as every minute ticked by, I grew increasingly fond of this vibrant and unique country. If you love modern cities like Dubai, Seoul, and Singapore. If your idea of a holiday is visiting high...

Luxury Holiday in Umhlanga, South Africa

Travelling north from Durban you will find the glorious beach holiday town of Umhlanga. This charming destination is blessed with glorious beaches and a selection of superb restaurants and bars. Umhlanga is a popular destination for local South African holiday makers...

Awesome South African Road Trip

This epic road trip will take you through miles of great open spaces and amazing scenery. Traverse an environment unlike any other, sparsely populated by a local population, which has learnt to survive in this unique ecosystem. This is a harsh and untamed world, where...

Outstanding Oman

There are many reasons why people travel. Some go on cultural trips, some in search of great food and wine, shopping, stunning scenery, wildlife, climate, heritage and historical sites. Some of us travel to retrace our roots, meet old friends and family, or to make...

Western Australia

The sheer size of Western Australia (WA) is hard to comprehend. WA is the largest state occupying around a third of the continent. If WA was a country, it would be the 10th largest in the world. The entire United Kingdom almost fits into WA a staggering 11 times and...

Visiting the Kwa-Zulu Natal – South Coast

As a youngster, I remember often visiting the sub-tropical south coast of Kwa-Zulu Natal. I recall the gorgeous beaches, the banana plantations and the dense evergreen tropical forests. This is a region renowned for all things ocean: surfing, deep-sea fishing, diving...

An Introduction to ‘The Land Down Under’

Getting to Australia From 25th March 2018, Qantas introduces a direct flight from London Heathrow into Perth, Australia. The non-stop - ‘ultra-long-haul’ - takes just 17 hours and is a game changer for those seeking a faster and more efficient journey to Australia....

Western Australia Self-Drive

The Coral Coast Road Trip For me a road trip through sparsely populated, wide-open landscapes, offers one a true sense of freedom, excitement, surprise and reward. The opportunity to discover incredible sights and attractions, enjoy unique wildlife, visit secluded...

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Visit Historic Savannah, Georgia

Towards the end of September my in-laws came over to visit John and I in Fayetteville, North Carolina. If you read my previous article on Biltmore Estate, you’ll remember that John and I are a military couple posted in America, for two years; an absolute dream comes...

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My Heart is in Havana

Building up to my trip to Cuba, I was inspired by Camila Cabello’s hit song; ‘Havana’, which was rapidly climbing up the charts. By the time I boarded the Virgin Atlantic flight at Gatwick en-route to Havana; the tune and the lyrics – “My heart is in Havana; Havana,...

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Best way to Havana

I really enjoy travelling with Virgin Atlantic, I rate them as a great airline and on my latest educational trip to Cuba they were fantastic. The flight from Gatwick to Havana takes around 10 hours. We took off on-time at 10H15 and we touched down in Cuba at 15H00...

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